Don't Koch the L.A. Times!


After years of mismanagement, the Tribune Company newspapers -- including the Chicago Tribune and L.A. Times -- are up for sale.


And one of the potential buyers? The Koch brothers.
Background:
New York Times: Koch Brothers Turning Focus to Newspapers
Chicago Tribune: Protesters Urge Tribune Co. Not to Sell
Free Press: Tribune Joins Rush to Consolidate with TV Deal

Yes, those Koch brothers: the billionaire businessmen who run Koch Industries, a sprawling multinational corporation involved in everything from oil to fertilizer to paper towels to bankrolling right-wing political causes.

Join RootsAction in sending this message to the Tribune Company:



This petition has a goal of 80000 signatures
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67982 5 years ago Evette Twyford Niles, MI , US
67981 5 years ago Evelyn Craig Carrboro, NC , US Let's keep journalism impartial.
67980 5 years ago Jeannie Clements Fremont, CA , US
67979 5 years ago kristen lightbody germansville, PA , US
67978 5 years ago kristen lightbody germansville, PA , US
67977 5 years ago Mary ann Matte Sunset, LA , US Please don't sell to the Koch Brothers. If this happens, I fear the news will be deceptive AND distorted!!
67976 5 years ago luciana perren rosario, ot , AR
67975 5 years ago Martha Murdock Pearl river, NY , US
67974 5 years ago Anonymous Brooklyn , NY , US
67973 5 years ago arantxa mensua madrid, ot , ES
67972 5 years ago Loren Sterman Portland, OR , US
67971 5 years ago Loris Crossley Joplin, MO , US
67970 5 years ago Anonymous Silver Plume, CO , US
67969 5 years ago Anonymous Silver Plume, CO , US
67968 5 years ago Mary Celia Tuttle East Lansing, MI , US
67967 5 years ago Miki Schneider Grand Rapids, MI , US Please don't sell to the Koch Bros. If they become owners, I fear the news will be distorted, deceptive & have an agenda that will only be good for the 2%; they believe the importance of working cla...
67966 5 years ago Mary Ferris Marblehead , MA , US
67965 5 years ago Sara Joern Denver, CO , US
67964 5 years ago Priscilla Sisco US In the event this should happen, Journalism as we know it, will cease to exist .....
67963 5 years ago Eric Eiserloh San Francisco, CA , US
67962 5 years ago Gabriel Blanco New York, NY , US
67961 5 years ago Gabriel Blanco New York, NY , US
67960 5 years ago Gabriel Blanco New York, NY , US
67959 5 years ago Gabriel Blanco New York, NY , US
67958 5 years ago Ashley O Oak Park, CA , US
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